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election fraud will not occur. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> >> reporter: right now, arizona requires proof of citizenship to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will determine whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship. >> specifically whether congress had the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. here in california, you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to do is sign your name on the line saying you are a u.s. citizen under penalty of perjury it's all done by the honor system. opponents say it disenfranchises voters. it's its already to get citizens to vote and see arizona's law as a roadblock. >> there are many barriers already in the way for the supreme court to put more barriers in the way of registered voters is not the way we want to go. we want to encourage civic participation and encourage people to come out and vote. >> reporter: so far,
, the church is still growing strong. about 23% of all americans are catholic. >>> at the time he was elected, pope benedict xvi was chosen in one of the quickest vatican conclaves of the past century: but who was cardinal rathsinger, bob mackenzie has moreen with the man who would spend more than a decade as the leader of the catholic church on the day he was chosen. >> reporter: and here he was, the new spiritual leader of 1 billion catholics, a 78-year- old vatican insider joseph rothenger, born in germany. a member of the curia, who run the daily affairs of the church. >> reporter: as the world looked into his eyes and tried to read him, most saw his affirmation as conservative. he most likely won't be a liberalizing leader. today he spoke modestly of his own abilities. >> the cardinals have elected me a symbol, humble worker in the vineyard of the lord. >> reporter: president bush joined other world leaders in welcoming the pope. >> laura and i offer our congratulations to pope benedict xvi. he's a man of great wisdom and knowledge he's a man who serves the lord. and we remember well a s
arizona law is valid. some say it tries to keep immigrants from voting and national elections. ktvu looks at the issue and tells us why some say the law actually makes it harder for legal citizens to vote. >> reporter: voting is a light only granted to u.s. citizens but in arizona the attorney general wants to guarantee that election fraud won't occur and that illegal immigrants won't try to vote in federal elections. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> right now arizona requires proof of citizenship like a drivers license to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will decide whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship on federal voter registration forms. the supreme court heard arguments from both sides this morning. >> specifically whether congress has the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. >> here in california you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to
are expected to survive. >>> continues coverage now on the newly-elected pope francis who delivered his first prayer from the vatican. more than 100,000 people crowded into st. peters square to hear the blessing and he delivered off the cuff remarks about god's power to forgive and instead of reading from a written speech, he celebrated the first sunday of mass. >>> before mass, francis made an improvement appearance from a side gate of the vatican waving to the huge crowd. he motioned to his security guard to pluck two priests from the crowd so he could greet them. >>> the u.s. delegation to welcome pope francis is headed to italy. it includes joe biden and nancy pelosi and it includes south bacon geese woman anna with nine other bay area lawmakers from both sides of the isle. both groups plan to attend the isolation of pope francis on tuesday. >>> across the bay area today, catholics celebrated the first sunday with a new pope. carl lieu was there when a special mass was held for pope francis. [ music ] >> reporter: at st. josephs, a massive thanksgiving for the election of pope francis
records. >>> continuing cover rang -- coverage now on the newly elected pope. and pope francis has delivered his first sunday mass. during his address to the 200,000 people in st. peter's square the pope spoke of god's mercy. >> don't forget god never gets tired of forgiving us. it is we who get tired of asking for forgiveness. >> reporter: pope francis ended his address by speaking in italian telling the folks to enjoy a good lunch which invoked a big cheer from those present. >>> a separate bipartisan groups are headed to rome including bay area congresswoman anna eshue. >>> many catholics expressed hope today that the new pope brings new enthusiasm to the church. cara liu is in a special mass in the south bay to celebrate pope francis who's already captivating people with his new style. at st. joseph's basilica, a massive blessing for pope francis. >> we ask you to bless him. >> reporter: saying the election of this pope as well as the name francis were a surprise. >> to the world his fellow d era lichs to society. >> reporter: a special pamphlet was created and even had a bit
is to win elections. right now the chairman of the committee is talking and he is taking reporter's questions at the national press right here in washington and he said if republicans will win, chairman says they failed to win last year. >> there is no reason we lost. our ground game was insufficient. we were not inclusive. >> reporter: he wants to move up the national convention to june or july and he said august is too late. he said he has more on those who recently left the republican party, more on that when i see you next jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are looking for proof to vote, they are deciding whether or not people can put that away by i will little documents during special elections. >> more than 100 witnesses are expected to testify as a federal trial starts today into the practice of stopping questioning and frisking people. the class action lawsuit says this practice violates the rights of minorities. they hired william bratton in other police and some stopped that protesting all because of that support. they would be required to come thr
officials will consider where they deserve a pay raise. the commission cut elected officials' salaries by 5% during the recession. a survey find that they get the highest base pay in america. six others were paid more atlanta year than brown. they meet every year to determine if any changes should be made to the salaries of the california elected officials >>> the cia may be getting out of the drone business they may no long be involved in drones to carry out attacks against terrorists. the drone program is being shifted to the defense department. the idea is to toughen criteria for drone strikes. >>> president obama continues his middle east trip as reported from the washington d.c. news room. president obama just spoke along palestinian leaders >>> president obama there with the palestinian president and that he is very serious about ending division with israel. he is meeting with other leaders today with the goal of restarting peace talks with israel. expectations are still low for any type of breakthrough. president obama wants to hear from both sides and met yesterday with israel's pre
's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a lot like a lot of things in politics. there are two political parties that run in parallel existence and see completely different things. there are a lot of republicans who argue it is a big deal and it's just not paid attention to. a lot of people say it's an issue that fraud is not being addressed properly and you have studies on that the democratic side who say it's hardly an issue at all. it's something that's spurred the political debate and i'm not sure it will be settled. >> the republicans just finished up thei
will be used to help democrats in the election next year. the president wants the democrats to regain control of the house. >>> there was a meet yore without warning in russia wounding 1200 people and damaging thousands of building. hours later an asteroid missed earth by a little more than 17,000 miles. that's closer to earth than many satellites. astronomers estimate 20,000 potentially hazardous asteroids. >>> this morning, nasa is trying to fix a software problem that's side lined the mars rover "curiosity." nasa says ground controllers are still in contact with the rover but it cannot roam around and take pictures until a fire error is fixed. they hope to fix the explorations by next week. it sounds like a little, mundane problem, a little fire error but it's so far away. >> yeah,. >>> sal, highway 4, is it getting better? >> yes. they've opened up the lanes there. this may have been caused by a wrong-way driver. the lanes are open. but highway 4 is a mess coming out of pittsburg and antioch. this is after willow pass road. all of the lanes are open. it will take a while for this to unwin
spending on elections. california law requires contributors continues those be disclosed. >>> most babies are being fed solid food too soon, it's reported. mothers say they gave their babies solid food before waiting six months and doctors recommend waiting until six months before you introduce those foods. doing this early has been connected to diabetes, obesity, eczema. >>> breaking news from san jose. police have issued an arm beralert for -- amber alert for a missing baby. investigators say the baby was in a car in san jose when the car was stolen. janine de la vega joins us live from san jose and you just arrived at the scene. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. there is a huge police response here. we're near story and jackson and amador court. what we know right now is that apparently, one of the parents was recall waking up their -- warming up their car, which was a 2006 white cherokee. it was a jeep. their 11-month-old baby girl, gabrielle was inside. police don't know if she was strapped in. police say somebody came in here, stole the car with the little baby
to implement the new strategy in time for the 2014 election. in walnut creek. >>> a new survey finds california lawmakers are paid the highest basalry in the country. for 2012 it was more than $95,000 a year. in addition legislators received $30,000 in tax free per diem payments. the governor made less than 6 others around the country. he earned $173,000. the governor of pennsylvania was the highst paid in the nation earning just over $183,000. >>> authorities in contra costa county identified a victim of a fiery accident on the freeway. he was a 31-year-old from walnut creek he died yesterday, north of danville after his motorcycle hit a car. he was involved in a race with several other cars including a nissan 380z that hit the embankment and burst into flames the driver was hospitalized with serious injuries. >>> the man shot and killed at a richmond bart station last thursday has been identified. 34-year-old raymond harris of san pablo. police found him on the station stairs of 19th street and mcdonald avenue. witnesses heard a number of shots at this point no one has been arrested. >>> fans
arrived in israel for the first time since being elected. kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom and iran is expected to be the hot topic in his discussion with israeli leaders. >> reporter: president barack obama and prime minister benjamin netanyahu have focused on israel. shortly after arriving president barack obama toured a missile which was largely funned by the u.s. it is credited with intercepting more than 400 rockets. now they are shifting to the nuclear program and president barack obama and prime minister benjamin netanyahu are disagreeing on how close iran is to making a nuclear bomb. but the president's quick speech sent a message to iran about the relationship between israel and u.s. >> we have for the past 65 years united states is proud to stand with you assets greatest ally and its friend. >> reporter: they do not expect agreements to come out of his trip but we will talk more about what is at stake on this trip when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time now 4:14, a teen in ohio has been sentenced to life in prison for
to the salaries of the elected officials >>> new reports, a cia maybe getting out of the drone business. according to the daily beast, they may no longer use drone attacks on suspected terrorists, it's shifting to the defense department. the idea behind the move is to toughen the criteria for drone strikes that have been criticized. >>> president obama is in the west bank this morning, he's continuing his middle east trip and meeting with palestinian leaders. from the washington d.c. news room, the goal of today's meeting is to spark the peace talks. >>> dave, expectations are low for any sort of breakthrough, authority says he wants to end a vision with israel. they owned a joint press conference. he focused on the palestinian and israeli students saying they had a lot to offer the region but that the conflict is holding them back. president obama wants both sides to take a leap of faith together and thinks that palestinians and israelis alike can let go of the past. >>> if we can get direct negotiations started again, i believe that the shape of a potential deal is there. >> president obama met
and out of town fast. they were worried about losing in the elections. didn't matter. the vote is going on right now to finish up the budget for this year. that should be approved. it embraces those automatic budget cuts. but it does give the military, the boarder patrol, the fbi, nasa and a few other agencies a bit more wiggle room and move money around within their budget. that's just about to get approved. it was voted on and approved last night. >> so those are some of the winners getting the wiggle room. what about the losers? there's problems apparently for the faa. >> reporter: yeah, the faa, there was an effort to amend the bill, this budget bill to move money around within the faa budget so over 200 different air traffic control towers at smaller airports would not have to be shut down as soon as april the 7th. for whatever reason it was never really delineated and explained. the obama administration opposed it. if that had been on the floor, probably would have gotten 85 or 90 votes. for whatever reason, the democratic leadership would not agree so it never came up. they did n
his 2007 election campaign. the 90-year-old loreal cosmetic heiress is the richest woman in the world. sarkozy sid he only visited one time. several members dispute that claim. >>> time now, 7:17. last night a man from france was arrested in philadelphia, accused of impersonating a pilot. he went to a u.s. airways counter in philadelphia airport. he reported by became angry when he was denied a business class seat. passengers say he started screaming about hating america, but still he boarded that plane with a ticket. investigators say he wore a white air france shirt and a black leather jacket with tassels on the shoulders, and he slipped into the cockpit. >> concerning because we don't know what his designs were. it could be anything from wanting to take a look at the cockpit to some other criminal designs. >> well, he was arrested when he couldn't produce the proper credentials. no passengers were hurt. he's been held on a million dollars bail. >>> later today we're going to find out if any bay area traffic control towers are going to be closed. five air traffic control towers are
an inductee said there's more work to be done. >> especially work to get people elected to office that will stand up for the working people. >> reporter: this induction ceremony is a celebration of what the governor calls trail blazers who have helped the golden state shine brighter. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the cvs drugstore chain is telling employees they need to reveal personal health information or suffer penalties. if they don't, their health insurance payment will rise by $50 a month. cvs says management won't see the data. but privacy advocates say there is no way to verify that. >>> law enforcement agencies in colorado are asking for the public's help to identify who shot and killed the state prison administrator. his death comes as the governor of colorado today signed gun control legislation that requires background checks for private and online gun sales, and bans ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. >> several bills that materially make our state safer in the long run and allow us to begin to address some of these issues head on. >> colorado
that would have curbed union spending on elections. california law requires contributors to state initiatives to be publicly disclosed. >>> most babies are fed solid food too soon. 98% of mothers say they give their baby's solid food before the age of six-hundredths. doctors recommend against solid food for at least six months because it's hard to digest. early introduction has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and sill yak disease. >>> starting next monday police across the state will be cracking down on drivers using their cell phones. statewide police issued more than 425,000 tickets for people talking on hand held devices last year. they also write another 21,000 citations for texting while driving. both of those activities have been illegal for five years now. the crack down will continue through april. >> i'm not distracted i'm paying close attention to sal. he knows what is happening on 880. >>> that is right. we've been looking at that. right now the traffic is doing pretty well in oakland on 880 on 580 but we still are cleaning up an injury accident at the corner of 98th avenue and i
. if that is true, over time the american people will indicate that through elections and primaries and referendums. they would be far better off to decide the cases on the narrowest possible grounds. >> chris: you wouldn't want to see a sweeping decision against -- >> a huge mistake and undermine respect for the judiciary. >> chris: senator, how far would you like to see the court go and how far do you expect them to go. >> it means trying to read the mind of justice kennedy and my guess is he'd be reluctant to strike down the laws of the 41 states that currently prohibit same sex marriage or allow civil unions. but, on the other hand, seize the broad sweep of history here, the direction the country is moving, which is to embrace same sex unions, morerobustly and i k you will see middle ground. >> i think the time has come for our society to accept the union between two individuals. i think it is, from a conservative point of view, individuals supporting one another, supporting their families, so that society at large does not have to, is good for the rest of us. >> chris: but, would you like to s
to lead his party in the may elections. he has been living in london as well as dubai. pakistani taliban says it's vowing to order his assassination if he returns. >>> on monday the u.s. will formerly transfer control over a controversial prison to the afghan detention. it's near the airfield which with one of the largest military bases in afghanistan. the prison houses more than 3,000 insurgents and other inmates. the deal includes ainsurances that prisoners who pose a danger to coalition forces will continue to be detained under afghan law. >>> president obama is resting up today for another busy week ahead. marine one landed at the white house last night. the president had returned from his four-day middle east tour. tomorrow he will speak at a naturalization ceremony for service members and civilians at the white house. he will also designate five new national monuments. they include the tubman under ground in maryland. on tuesday he will welcome the nhl hockey champions the kings and the soccer champions l.a. galaxy. >>> a handful of people are camping outside that court hoping to w
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